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  • dr-cabbie620

    Vinay Virmani didn't expect to be in the spotlight

    by Anna Lazowski

    By his own admission, Vinay Virmani was a shy, overweight kid from Brampton, Ontario who had a stutter and was scared of public speaking. But he always had a creative mind and loved telling stories, so he planned for a career as a writer or producer. And never imagined he'd end up in front of the camera. ...

    Posted: Sep 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    Last Updated: Oct 28, 2014 10:55 AM
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  • people620

    Want to be happier? Talk to strangers

    by Acey Rowe

    In the study, researchers recruited commuters on subways and buses in Chicago. Then the participants were split into two groups. One half was instructed to commute as usual, complete with earbuds and smartphones. The other half was instructed to chat with the person sitting next to them.

    Posted: Jun 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Last Updated: Oct 28, 2014 11:05 AM
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    Our coffee portrait mosaic built from your photos

    by Anna Lazowski

    A few weeks ago we asked you to submit photos of your perfect coffee moment for our virtual coffee shop. But we were a little over-caffeinated so we took all your pics and recreated a latte portrait of Sook-Yin done by artist Michael Breach. If you haven't seen the video of him crafting the liquid and foam artwork, you should...

    Posted: Oct 29, 2013 12:00 AM read comments
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    Romance, danger and inspiration courtesy of a cup of coffee

    by Anna Lazowski

    What did you brew up over coffee? Grab a mug and join the conversation!

    Posted: Oct 29, 2013 12:00 AM
    Last Updated: Oct 28, 2014 11:22 AM
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  • class600

    Experiments show inspires elementary school class

    by Anna Lazowski

    DNTO's experiments show inspired an elementary school teacher to create some new curriculum for his grade five and six students.

    Posted: Oct 08, 2013 12:00 AM read comments
  • Featured

    What did you get from your act of kindness?

    by Jenna Cameron

    Every day, we're presented with the opportunity to be kind. From a quick smile and "thank you" to the bus driver, to helping a person in need... we're often called upon to be friendly to others. But what's really behind our acts of kindness? And when did a kind act have consequences you didn't expect?...

    Posted: May 22, 2013 12:00 AM read comments audio